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Supreme Court stays out of dispute over Whitaker appointment

Posted On: Jan 14, 2019   |   Posted By: Star Tribune

The Supreme Court is refusing to be drawn into a dispute over the appointment of Matthew Whitaker as the acting U.S. attorney general.

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